Pakistan take on Australia in a must win ICC World Twenty20 clash in Mohali Today after Shane Watson has announced his retirement from international cricket. This match is very important for both sides, considering a defeat for Pakistan will end hopes of qualifying for the semi finals, whereas a defeat for Australia would mean a sure needed victory over India, That depend on Run Rate. Pakistan in World T20 tournament won by beating Bangladesh by 55 runs in their first match. then, they have lost to both India and New Zealand match, which has all but confirmed their out of the tournament. Australia on the other hand have not induced much confidence, losing to New Zealand in the first game, which was followed by a close win against Bangladesh.
In Group 2 New Zealand has already qualified for the semi-final with three wins, Other three teams India, Pakistan and Australia in hunt for the second spot in the final four from the group. For Pakistan to win a place in the semi-final, first a win against Australia on Today match, but it will not be enough for the Pakistani team. After beating Australia, Pakistan will also have to hope for Australia to win against India on Sunday (27th march) to confirm a place in the semi-final on net run rate.
Australian all rounder Shane Watson on Thursday announced that he would retire from international cricket after the ongoing World Twenty20 in India, bringing to an end a sterling career spanning 14 years. Watson shared his decision to call it quits with teammates in Mohali, where Australia take on Pakistan in a World T20 group match on Friday. Watson has struggled with injuries throughout his career but has still represented Australia in 59 tests, 190 one-day internationals and 56 T20 games.
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— Shane Watson (@ShaneRWatson33) March 25, 2016
— ICC (@ICC) March 25, 2016